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Jansen JJ, Maassen JA, Van der Woude FJ, Lemmink HA, et al

Mutation in mitochondrial tRNA(Leu(UUR)) gene associated with progressive kidney disease

J Am Soc Nephrol (Jul) 8:1118-1124 1997

All inherited kidney disease associated with progressive renal failure is not Alport syndrome. This paper describes another inherited mechanism associated with maternally inherited diabetes and deafness and a mutation in mitochondrial DNA. The abstract of this paper is available from the National Library of Medicine's PubMed site: click here .